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0522 Bestsell

  1. 1. Books The BusinessWeek Best-Seller List LAST MONTHS LAST MONTHS HARDCOVER BUSINESS BOOKS MONTH ON LIST PAPERBACK BUSINESS BOOKS MONTH ON LIST 1 WINNING Jack Welch with Suzy Welch (HarperBusiness • $27.95) How to succeed within a company, against your — 1 1 J.K. LASSER’S YOUR INCOME TAX 2005 The J.K. Lasser Institute (Wiley • $16.95) With tax forms and alerts on tax-law 1 6 competition, and over the course of a career. changes. 2 BLINK Malcolm Gladwell (Little, Brown • $25.95) Why snap judgments deserve careful consideration, from the author of 1 4 2 THE 48 LAWS OF POWER Robert Greene (Penguin • $17) Rules for strivers, drawn from the likes of Machiavelli, 14 17 The Tipping Point. Catherine the Great, and Henry Kissinger. 3 THE MONEY BOOK FOR THE YOUNG, FABULOUS & BROKE Suze Orman (Riverhead • $24.95) Career plans, credit, and 2 2 3 WHAT COLOR IS YOUR PARACHUTE? Richard Nelson Bolles (Ten Speed • $17.95) The 2005 edition of the enduring 2 6 coping with student debt. job-search bible. 4 CONSPIRACY OF FOOLS Kurt Eichenwald (Broadway • $26) Inside Enron’s house of cards, by a New York Times 5 2 4 THE SMARTEST GUYS IN THE ROOM Bethany McLean, Peter Elkind (Portfolio • $16) An adept account of Enron’s — 2 investigative reporter. implosion, by two writers from Fortune. 5 SECRETS OF THE MILLIONAIRE MIND T. Harv Eker (HarperBusiness • $19.95) How your “personal money 3 3 5 SMART WOMEN FINISH RICH David Bach (Broadway • $14.95) A nine-step program for spending with care and 4 17 blueprint” shapes your financial destiny. preparing for the future. 6 JIM CRAMER’S REAL MONEY James J. Cramer (Simon & Schuster • $26) Trading recommendations from the CNBC — 1 6 GETTING THINGS DONE David Allen (Penguin • $15) Organizing your office and learning how to manage 3 13 commentator. your time. 7 START LATE, FINISH RICH David Bach (Broadway • $25) You can build a nest egg, even if you begin late in life. 10 4 7 SMART COUPLES FINISH RICH David Bach (Broadway • $14.95) Managing money after you’ve walked down the aisle. 8 19 8 COLLAPSE Jared Diamond (Viking • $29.95) From Easter Island to Central America, why civilizations fall apart. 4 4 8 THE ABCs OF REAL ESTATE INVESTING Ken McElroy (Warner Business • $16.95) Stories from the frontlines. 10 8 9 NEVER EAT ALONE Keith Ferrazzi with Tahl Raz (Currency • $24.95) A consultant’s networking tips. — 1 9 THE ERNST & YOUNG TAX GUIDE 2005 Ernst & Young LLP (CDS Books • $16.95) The essentials and tips for tax savings. 5 4 10 THE LITTLE RED BOOK OF SELLING Jeffrey Gitomer (Bard Press • $19.95) A syndicated columnist’s inspirational volume 14 8 10 THE MILLIONAIRE REAL ESTATE INVESTOR Gary Keller with Dave Jenks and Jap Papasan (McGraw-Hill • $21.95) Get the — 1 on why people buy. right attitude, then build your own empire. 11 ALL YOUR WORTH Elizabeth Warren, Amelia Warren Tyagi (Free Press • $24.95) Getting out of debt and starting over. 8 2 11 THE INFORMANT Kurt Eichenwald (Broadway • $16.95) Price-fixing and espionage at Archer Daniels Midland Co. 9 2 12 FREAKONOMICS Steven D. Levitt, Stephen J. Dubner (Morrow — • $25.95) Crack gangs, the Ku Klux Klan, and more, examined 1 12 INVESTING FOR DUMMIES Eric Tyson, MBA (Wiley • $21.99) The fundamentals on real estate, stocks, small business, 12 8 by a University of Chicago economist. and more. 13 JOY AT WORK Dennis W. Bakke (PVG • $24.95) How AES Corp. empowered employees, by the company’s co-founder. 6 2 13 MORTGAGES FOR DUMMIES Eric Tyson, MBA, Ray Brown (For Dummies • $16.99) Amortization, refinancing, etc. — 1 14 THE ONE MINUTE MANAGER Kenneth Blanchard, PhD, Spencer Johnson, M.D. (Morrow • $19.95) Practical — 10 14 THE MILLIONAIRE REAL ESTATE AGENT Gary Keller with Dave Jenks and Jap Papasan (McGraw-Hill • $19.95) Models — 9 management advice in brief story form. that can make a real estate career soar. 15 THE FUTURE FOR INVESTORS Jeremy J. Siegel (Crown • $27.50) For long-term winning stocks, avoid “the bold and 13 2 15 THE ART OF POSSIBILITY Rosamund Stone Zander, Benjamin Zander (Penguin • $14) Rethinking your life, by a 6 7 the new,” says a Wharton School finance professor. therapist and the conductor of the Boston Philharmonic. LONG-RUNNING BEST-SELLERS HARDCOVER BUSINESS BOOKS RICH DAD, POOR DAD Robert T. Kiyosaki with Sharon L. HOME BUYING FOR DUMMIES Eric Tyson, MBA, Ray Brown GOOD TO GREAT Jim Collins (HarperBusiness • $27.50) Lechter (Warner • $16.95) (Wiley • $21.99) WHO MOVED MY CHEESE? Spencer Johnson (Putnam • FAST FOOD NATION Eric Schlosser (Perennial • $14.95) THE 7 HABITS OF HIGHLY EFFECTIVE PEOPLE Stephen R. $19.95) Covey (Free Press • $15) RICH DAD’S GUIDE TO INVESTING Robert T. NOW, DISCOVER YOUR STRENGTHS Marcus Buckingham, Kiyosaki, with Sharon L. Lechter (Warner • $19.95) Donald O. Clifton (Free Press • $27) THE E-MYTH REVISITED Michael E. Gerber (HarperBusiness•$16) THE MILLIONAIRE NEXT DOOR Thomas J. Stanley, William D. FISH! Stephen C. Lundin, PhD, Harry Paul, Jon Christensen Danko (Pocket Books • $15) (Hyperion • $19.95) THE RICHEST MAN IN BABYLON George S.Clason (Signet•$6.99) NICKEL AND DIMED Barbara Ehrenreich (Owl Books • $13) PAPERBACK BUSINESS BOOKS RICH DAD’S CASHFLOW QUADRANT Robert T. Kiyosaki, with GETTING TO YES Roger Fisher, William Ury, Bruce Patton THE TIPPING POINT Malcolm Gladwell (Back Bay • $14.95) Sharon L. Lechter (Warner • $17.95) (Penguin • $15) BusinessWeek’s Best-Seller List is based on a survey of chain and independent booksellers that carry a broad selection of books on economics, management, sales and marketing, small business, investing, personal finance, and careers. Well over 1,000 retail outlets nationwide are represented. Current rankings are based on a weighted analysis of unit sales in April. Titles that have been on the Best-Seller List for more than two years appear as Long-Running Best-Sellers. Reviews and more are available on AOL (Keyword: BW) or www.businessweek.com